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DISASTROUS DOUBLE FEATURE: “Dr. X” (1932) / “Return of Dr. X” (1939)

In 1932, movies weren’t exactly, shall we say, under as many censorship rules as they are today.  There wasn’t a rating system, the Hayes Code wasn’t in effect yet, and so long as the flick didn’t show anything that you … Continue reading

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TUES 12: What I Learned from Watching “Macabre” (aka “Frozen Terror”, 1980)

1. Saying “This Movie is Based on Real Events” when your movie takes place in New Orleans means you can get away with just about any damn thing you please. 2.   Any self-respecting wife and mother will rent a well-appointed apartment in … Continue reading

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MINI MOVIE REVIEW: “Avengers: The Age of Ultron” (2015)

Well, as expected, this flick is awash with the XXXXXXXXXXXXSSSSSSSS BOOM! AND SHIT’S FLYIN’ EVERYWHERE! that we have come to love and expect from the Avengers movies.  Costumes are form fitting, muscularly padded, and CGI-laden.  Black Widow’s outfit is apparently … Continue reading

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MINI MOVIE REVIEW: “Hi, Mom!” (1970)

Hi, Mom! is another early film of the great Brian De Palma, who once again uses the even greater Bobby De Niro, who reprises a character last seen in Greetings.  Jennifer Salt and Gerrit Graham also appear here, but missing is … Continue reading

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MINI MOVIE REVIEW: “Black Devil Doll” (2007)

As the caption on the DVD cover says, “This Movie Offends Everyone!”, and they’re not kidding about that, either. Do not confuse this movie with Black Devil Doll From Hell (1984), which is probably more palatable than this flick, although … Continue reading

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Kids Who Kill: Bad to the Bone or Misunderstood? (part 1 of a new series)

So I recently watched the movie Sinister (2012), a horror film starring Ethan Hawke as a failed true-crime writer who moves his family into a house where an entire family was murdered – a small fact that he keeps as … Continue reading

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